Duquesne Garners its First NIH Graduate Fellowship for Research Service

The first graduate student from Duquesne University has landed a National Research Service Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Fourth-year biology doctoral student Kate Sadler received an F31 Kirschstein National Research Service Award from The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the NIH. Sadler works in the lab of Dr. Benedict Kolber, assistant professor of biological sciences, on the brain’s role in modulating bladder pain. The goal of the project is to discover novel mechanisms of bladder pain and new treatment options for patients with this condition.

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